Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant (Part-time)

Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant (Part-time)

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina ( Main Campus)

Salary/Grade

$29-$34 an hour based on credential earned

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Closes: Saturday, May 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 12-hour work week as determined with the supervisor and defined on the instructional contract to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibili

Employment Type

Part-Time position

Minimum Qualifications

1. The part-time instructor should hold a minimum of a baccalaureate or associate degree in occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant, from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE);
2. The part-time instructor should hold a valid occupational therapy credential as a registered occupational therapist or a certified occupational therapy assistant in the state of North Carolina.

Work Experience

Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical occupational therapy practice as a registered occupational therapist or a certified occupational therapy assistant.

Preferred Qualifications

1. The part-time instructor should hold a minimum of a baccalaureate or associate degree in occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant, from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE);
2. The part-time instructor should hold a valid occupational therapy credential as a registered occupational therapist or a certified occupational therapy assistant in the state of North Carolina.

Work Experience

Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical occupational therapy practice as a registered occupational therapist or a certified occupational therapy assistant.

Position Description

job Title:Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant (Part-time)

Department:Health and Wellness

FLSA:Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:N/A

Classification Title
Rank :Adjunct Instructor

 

Minimum Qualifications

1. The part-time instructor should hold a minimum of a baccalaureate or associate degree in occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant, from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE);
2. The part-time instructor should hold a valid occupational therapy credential as a registered occupational therapist or a certified occupational therapy assistant in the state of North Carolina.

Work Experience

Have a minimum of two (2) calendar years of full-time employment or the equivalent in clinical occupational therapy practice as a registered occupational therapist or a certified occupational therapy assistant.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Possess a strong and thorough knowledge of all aspects of occupational therapy;
2. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relations skills;
3. Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills;
4. Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, think creatively, and put ideas into action;
5. Ability to develop learning activities that correspond to course content and objectives;
6. Ability to make presentations to small and large audiences;
7. Ability to develop and use tools to assess student learning;
8. Competence in computer technologies, such as spreadsheets, presentation programs, distance education technology including learning management systems, and competence with Microsoft Office products;
9. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality; and
10. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

Essential Functions

The part-time instructor of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program is primarily responsible for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of class and laboratory instruction, and for providing those related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. More specifically, and consistent with the employee’s current contract of appointment, the instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

Job Duties

1. Teach all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction and at the scheduled location;
2. Being fully prepared with instructional plans for each class session and in accordance with the stated objectives of the course;
3. Enforcing academic policy and procedures at all times, and complying with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom instruction and general employment;
4. Being available out of class to students requiring additional assistance;
5. Serving as educational advisor as needed by individual students;
6. Contributing to the development and implementation of competency¬-based education and for utilizing available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and the creation of teaching materials;
7. Assisting the program director in the identification, preview, and acquisition of needed educational resources, including textbook selection, library materials, laboratory supplies, and other instructional provisions;
8. Maintaining complete office and student records, as needed; processing reports, forms, and all other requested paperwork in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data;
9. Maintaining posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the educational objectives of the program;
10. Taking advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off¬-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction;
11. Maintaining proper communication and supportive relations at all times with other OTA program personnel, and other units of the department;
12. Assuming other necessary responsibilities and performing additional tasks as assigned by the program director and/or department dean in meeting the needs of the program, department, division and the College.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time;
• Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.;
• Good eye/hand dexterity; and
• Ability to maintain composure while offering constructive feedback to students.

Required Working HoursA minimum of a 12-hour work week as determined with the supervisor and defined on the instructional contract to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities.

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